Owen Alfred Curtis, Captain 2/12th Battalion, interviewed by Michael Sprod for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45

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Accession Number S00541
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 20 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK D60; two track mono
Maker Curtis, Owen Alfred
Place made Australia: Tasmania, Hobart, Sandy Bay
Date made 3 March 1989
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Captain Owen Alfred Curtis, (TX703) Discussing education; pre-war employment; enlistment; army training at Brighton Camp; using Vickers machine gun; relationships with officers; relationship with Queensland Battalion members; Tobruk Campaign; Italian soldiers; health; food rations; evacuation from Tobruk; return to Australia from New Guinea; Balikpapan campaign; American service personnel.

History / Summary

Discussing education; pre-war employment; enlistment; army training at Brighton Camp; using Vickers machine gun; relationships with officers; relationship with Queensland Battalion members; Tobruk Campaign; Italian soldiers; health; food rations; evacuation from Tobruk; return to Australia from New Guinea; Balikpapan campaign; American service personnel.

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